Kimio Yanagisawa

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Kimio Yanagisawa
柳沢 きみお
Born Gosen-shi, Niigata, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Manga artist
Awards Kodansha Manga Award for shōnen – Tonda Couple

Kimio Yanagisawa (Japanese: 柳沢 きみお?, Hepburn: Yanagisawa Kimio) is a Japanese manga artist born on September 26, 1948 in Gosen-shi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.[citation needed] His real name is pronounced the same way, but is written with the kanji 柳澤 公夫. He graduated from Niigata Prefectural Muramatsu High School two years prior to Yoshifumi Kondō.[citation needed] After graduation, he attended Wakō University where he studied fine arts.[citation needed]

In 1972, Yanagisawa won an honorable mention in the 4th Tezuka Shō Manga Story contest for his story Makeru na Kisaburō (submitted under his real name). His contemporary, Kazuhito Kurosaki, also won second place in the same contest.[citation needed] In 1978, he won the 3rd Kodansha Manga Award for shōnen for Tonda Couple.[1]

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  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 

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